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8 years 35 weeks ago, 9:22 AM


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Aug 2008
Green Valley, Free State of Arizona, United States

While the RKBA is absolutely crucial, it’s not enough by itself because it doesn’t answer the question mentioned in the article for the post-Constitutional aftermath — “But what then?”

Neither guns nor the Constitution can provide either the will to resist or the revolutionary theory adequate to restrain and channel insurgency away from terroristic acts that undermine popular support for revolution.

The prospective Constitutionalist revolutionary of the 21st century must, therefore, first ideologically confront the failure of Constitutionalism — in order to survey the intellectual landscape and seize upon that which comes after Constitutionalism, addressing its failures but holding true to the same Classical Liberal principles that inspired the US Founders.

That answer is out there, and those who will not take up the challenge of its advocacy despite mere social ostracism will never stand and fight either.

That answer is anarchism, and specifically individualist anarchism.

Those who see themselves first and foremost as “patriots” more loyal to the idea of what America is supposed to be *about* than the American government should start educating themselves and preparing to serve as zealous advocates of a stateless society, a vision that unites the best elements of the radical “right” and “left” for the cause of Liberty.

The following classic essay is a good place for the patriot to start — “Anarchism and American Traditions” by Voltairine de Cleyre:

8 years 35 weeks ago, 8:32 AM


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Nov 2008
Richland, MO, United States
"What then?"

Simple. All federal laws not specifically authorized by the constitution. are stricken from the books. We begin rebuilding our legal system with the states first. Change language in the laws to contemporary English so a lay person can understand them.

"I have always been a soldier. I have known no other life. The calling of arms, I have followed from boyhood. I have never sought another." From The Virtues of War, by Steven Pressfield.

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